Directed byPramod Chakravorty
Written byRajeev Kaul
Praful Parekh
Javed Siddiqui(dialogue)
Produced byPramod Chakravorty
Lakshmi Chakravorty(associate producer)
StarringAkshay Kumar
Raveena Tandon
Amrish Puri
Rakhi Gulzar
Mohnish Behl
Edited bySubhiraaj Pal
Music byAnand–Milind
Release date
  • 7 August 1998 (1998-08-07)
Running time
165 minutes
Budget₹5.50 crore[1]
Box office₹8.59 crore[1]

Barood (transl. Gunpowder) is an Indian Hindi-language masala film directed by Pramod Chakravorty released on 7 August 1998.[2] In 1976, producer also directed the movie of the same name.[3] It stars Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon as the lead protagonists. Amrish Puri, Mohan Joshi, Rakhi Gulzar and Mohnish Behl played supporting roles in the film.[4]


Honest and diligent Police Inspector Jai Sharma suspects Mr. Singhal of being a hardcore criminal don, but is unable to apprehend him due to pressure from his superior officer, Police Commissioner Kalinath Gaur. Singhal's only daughter, Neha, is in love with Jai, and this news enrages Singhal as he wants her to marry Sanjay Gaur, the only son of the Commissioner, and he will not rest until he gets Jai killed, and will utilize every possible and available resource and influence to do this, which also includes exposing Gayetri's (Jai's mom) questionable past.[5][6]



Soundtrack album by
Released22 June 1998
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelVenus Records & Tapes
# Song Singer(s)
1 "Ek Ladki Ek Ladka" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
2 "Meri Saanson Mein Garmi" Abhijeet
3 "Mach Gaya Shor" Poornima
4 "Hum To Tujhse Mohabbat" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
5 "Razi Razi Mein Hoon Razi" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
6 "Sana San Sannana" Abhijeet, Poornima


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  3. ^ "Barood 1998 Movie Box Office Collection, Budget and Unknown Facts – KS Box Office". 14 September 2020. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Barood (1998) Cast - Actor, Actress, Director, Producer, Music Director". Cinestaan. Archived from the original on 27 July 2022. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  5. ^ Barood, retrieved 27 July 2022
  6. ^ Barood (1998), retrieved 27 July 2022